A madcap Highland adventure from one of Scotland's foremost literary chroniclers.
Underpinning all of them are insistent and vital questions: who are we? What are we doing here? What happens next? And, again and again, Robertson interrogates the matter of what a story is, and why stories are crucial to humans both as individuals and as members of families and wider communities.
Alan Tealing's wife and daughter were murdered twenty-one years ago, in the bombing of a plane over Scotland. But Tealing still doubts the official version of events surrounding that terrible night and is sure that the man convicted of the atrocity was not responsible.